13/10/14 Synod on the Family

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Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop of Dublin and vice-president of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference, is representing the Irish bishops at the Third Extraordinary General Assembly of Bishops which is taking  place at the Vatican, to discuss the topic: The Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelisation


Our colleagues in the Catholic Communications Office in Maynooth have prepared a special web feature on the Synod. You can keep up to date here:  


“We have to develop a different type of theology in which we can learn from the lived experience of families and the difficulties that they have”, says Archbishop of Diarmuid Martin of Dublin in an interview with the head of Vatican Radio’s German program, Fr. Bernd Hagenkord SJ. Click here to listen back to Saturdays interview:


The following link is a video recording of a media briefing chaired by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin on Saturday last 11th October 2014 in the Vatican concerning the extraordinary Synod on the Family in Rome. Click here: